Alan Vega

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And I'll tell you something, man, usually our sets are 45 minutes, maybe do an encore or two, maybe tops we'll play for an hour.

Alan Vega

Life is a gamble. And I took a chance, man. And here I am, talkin' to you today, thirty years later, wondering what the hell I did in the first place!

Alan Vega

Usually I'm the one who does the covers. And I just said, man, it would be nice to see what somebody else could do, outside of this thing. A fresher look. And I never, in a million years, would have come up with this. Believe me!

Alan Vega

It's easy for me to say that now, now I'm a father, I've got a four-and-a-half year old boy, I'm a different person. Well, I'm still the same person, but I'm different.

Alan Vega

But of course it's always gonna be Suicide, our fingerprints, ya know? You can't ever get rid of that.

Alan Vega

You're gonna laugh when I tell you this, man, but I'm starting to enjoy Eminem.

Alan Vega

I'm showing some of my sculptures in Holland in the spring, so we'll see.

Alan Vega

We started out in England with a couple of shows, and then in Berlin and then France. It was really amazing. The audiences have been wonderful.

Alan Vega

Experience really does make you better, man.

Alan Vega

John Coltrane - I've been listening to the 'Trane again. It blows you away, because I know more now and I hear more now and I had a life that I've lived!

Alan Vega

That's what I feel Suicide has been put here for, ya know? To shake things up a little bit and give people information.

Alan Vega

That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike, because there's no in-between. So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then.

Alan Vega

But basically I turn on the radio and go to one station here, it's a hip-hop station, it plays some pretty good stuff.

Alan Vega

And when I finally got dumped from Elektra, which was pretty good, though at the time it was kinda painful, I just turned things around.

Alan Vega

Every now and then you think about your life, what you would like to be, you start at Number 1 and you go down to 100. And down at the bottom, 100, was - Stage. Go figure. That would be the last thing. It terrified me, man. But I had to do it.

Alan Vega

I'm going back in time to re-listen to the things I listened to years ago and discovering it all over again with new ears, ya know?

Alan Vega

I always said I was never gonna be an entertainer, Suicide was never supposed to be entertainment.

Alan Vega

Started saving a little money for a change. And we had enough to be able to do our own thing, and we said let's do it.

Alan Vega

That's what my music... I'm working on a solo record right now, it's gonna be more hip-hop than anything, like electronic hip-hop, futuristic hip-hop. I'm probably gonna be rapping on it.

Alan Vega

Marty and I are playing with the same intensity. That's the beautiful thing, man, we're actually better now than ever, probably more intense now than ever, tighter now than ever.

Alan Vega

And I learned a lot from working with this kid, and I think he's gonna be a big star. Remember the name, Tim Dark, because he has something about his voice that's different from all the other rappers, even though his style is similar.

Alan Vega